“Reform Healthcare” national campaigns

Following the sharp rise of Covid-19 cases in the second wave of the global pandemic, the government imposed yet another lockdown in an attempt to halt the trend. The second wave has exposed the dysfunctional health-care system of the country riddled with high corruption putting many lives at risk. Throughout this season the media has […]

More than 600 farmers face eviction threats in Kasanje amidst the Covid19 lockdown

As the Covid-19 pandemic ravages the world, several state, and non-state actors take advantage of vulnerable communities to evict and grab their land. Several politicians, businessmen, and investors have taken advantage of the crisis and the closure of courts to illegally dismiss people from their land despite the fact that the government ceased all land […]

What happens when those meant to protect us harm us?

Do you remember Eric Mutasiga, a headteacher who was shot by the Local Defense Units (LDUs) in Mukono during the Covid-19 lockdown? His crime was defending a ‘chapati guy' (name withheld) one of his employees working at a chapati stall right in front of Eric’s retail shop where he earned his supplementary income to fend […]

Celebrating Women in Activism and Leadership

Scovia Chelangat Being an activist, organizer, and human rights defender is a tedious job, even more for women. Scovia Chelangat has had a fair share of this. Scovia Chelangat is a 30-year-old Ugandan activist and organizer from the Indigenous Benet people along the slopes of Mt Elgon in Eastern Uganda. She has been at the […]


The leadership of Solidarity Uganda grows increasingly frustrated by idle statements unaccompanied by action substantial enough to compromise Dictator Yoweri Museveni’s unbridled 35-year grip on power. This is not our first rodeo. We have been here before. Ambassadors, civil society organizations, and others continue to call upon the dictatorship to open democratic political space for […]